Robert M Fortgang

Robert M Fortgang

Employment / Labor Attorney
Simsbury, CT




No Misconduct

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About Me

Whenever I am asked to speak in public I enjoy sharing with my audience that I do not write wills or do house closings ...but if they have employment issues relating to "hiring" "firing" or "managing-in-between" message will likely hit home. I firmly believe that neither employers nor employees have an absolute lock on stupidity ...and given the right (or wrong) set of circumstances, either...

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Client Reviews

Showing 2 of 26 client reviews

Without question, this is the best lawyer I have worked with...

Posted by: John Karas over 6 years ago.

I never thought that working with a lawyer could be such a pleasure. Robert Fortgang maintains a remarkable balance between expert knowledge,...

Great employment attorney

Posted by: Ron about 3 years ago.

I am a senior attorney at a Fortune 100 company. Rob and his associate Sarah did a great job helping me settle a difficult employment case in MA.
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Showing 2 of 41 peer endorsements

Charles Houlihan JR
Charles Houlihan

Simsbury, CT

About 4 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Rob has extensive experience in employment controversies and diligently stays on top of this rapidly changing legal specialty....
Leon L Lemaire
Leon Lemaire
About 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer's work. For over 35 years I have made referrals to Rob on matters of his expertise. He is one of the finest attorneys I have...
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1980 License Status: Active for the state of Connecticut.
Last updated by Avvo: 04/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

Showing 1 of 7 job entries
1984 – present

Connecticut Small Business Federation


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1980 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Bridgeport School of Law


Showing 1 of 2 awards

2013 BV Rated



Showing 1 of 7 association entries

2008- present Admitted as an Attorney

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

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Showing 2 of 7 publications

1999 Legal Counsel and contributor of employment related forms and articles, including the At-Will Hiring Package

Connecticut Human Resource Reports, LLC

1998 Series of monthly newsletters for the membership of the Connecticut Small Business Federation

Personnelly Speaking©

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 14 occasions

2011 Hiring, Firing & Managing In-Between

at Employment Issues Update

2010 The Employment Law Answer Man

at Windsor Chamber of Commerce

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